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February is American Heart Month

posted Jan 30, 2014, 10:02 AM by Marsha Shilling

Heart disease is a major problem. Every year, about 715,000 Americans have a heart attack. About 600,000 people die from heart disease in the United States each year—that’s 1 out of every 4 deaths. Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women.

You can obtain information about American Heart Month at the Center for Disease Control at:

And the American Heart Association at:

And a Million Hearts Campaign at:

Did you know that the American Heart Association has a heart and stroke encyclopedia?

Check it out at: